Buffalo Continues To Dig Out Of A Historic Snowstorm That Left 6 Ft. Of Snow, Thousands Stranded, And Wide Spread Damages
BUFFALO, NY, November 20, 2022—People in western New York are digging themselves out today, after more than a inch and a half of snow was dumped onto the region. Slammed by a historic snowstorm that has closed roads, triggered driving bans and left thousands stranded, local residents — no strangers to big storms — say they’ve never seen anything like this. Jennifer Johnson reports.
In Niagara Falls, another 5.9 inches to 12 inches of snow is expected on Saturday night in the same lake-effect snow squall.
Today, the winds shifted and might bring the snow to the north end of Toronto, which hasn’t seen much snow as of yet. Chief meteorologist Anthony Farnell reports from Niagara.
The COP27 climate summit in Egypt was supposed to end Friday, but went into overtime as world leaders hashed out a new agreement to tackle the climate crisis, and to compensate the smaller nations bearing the brunt of it.
For the first time ever, there is an agreement to create a “loss and damage” fund which would cover climate-change damages incurred by poorer countries. But which countries and industries will pay for it and how much? Mike Drolet reports. Weeks into November, much of Canada is already seeing its fair share of wintery conditions. Yet in British Columbia, a severe lack of rainfall continues to take a toll on the west coast.